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Sitharaman seeks action from Surat police after video of constable attacking bank employee goes viral

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has asked the Surat police city commissioner and the collector of the city to take action in connection with a video in which a constable is seen assaulting a woman official in a bank. The constable identified as, Ghanshyam Ahir, who is associated with the Sarthana police station in the city...

Centre’s job creation drive will focus on 116 districts of six states: Sitharaman

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said the job creation drive initiative will focus on 116 districts across six states which have the maximum number of migrant workers who have returned home. The job creation drive initiative will be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday. She said 25 welfare schemes will be pooled...

Govt announces 50% interest cut on delayed filing of GST returns

No late fee will be charged from those who have no tax liability and have not filed returns between July 2017 and January 2020, the government said on Friday. It also announced a slew of measures to ease compliance rules for Goods and Services Tax (GST). This includes a reduction in interest on late GST...

Former FM Chidambaram asks Sitharaman, Gadkari to settle their accounts first

Former finance minister P Chidambaram on Friday asked BJP’s Nirmala Sitharaman and Nitin Gadkari to settle their own accounts first. The tweet came as a jibe at the solutions the two ministers have proposed for the problems faced by MSMEs in the country. “Minister Gadkari says that governments and PSUs owe Rs 5 lakh crore...

Economic package: FM Nirmala Sitharaman to address media at 4

Details of the economic package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday will be shared by union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at a press meet at 4 pm on Wednesday. Modi, during his speech, had announced a special economic package of Rs20 lakh crore for the country. This he said was aimed at making...